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‘Starry, Starry Night’ theme announced for 2014 Moab Electric Light Parade
The Moab Electric Light Parade will take place Dec. 6, and last week the Moab Area Chamber of Commerce announced that the 2014 theme will be “Starry, Starry Night.” The theme was selected by last y...
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Grand County Credit Union looking to open Green River location soon
Ever since Key Bank closed its branch in Green River in June, residents of that community have been left without a financial institution. But the Grand County Credit Union (GCCU) will soon be allev...
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Local doctor donates vasectomy fees to non-profit groups
A local physician has contributed approximately $15,000 to local charities by collecting donations from the recipients of no-scalpel vasectomies performed at his Moab clinic. Through his program, D...
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New guide service aims to fill gap in backcountry offerings
A new backcountry guide service that specializes in custom journeys for small groups and families has opened in Moab. Deep Desert Expeditions, founded by Moab resident Mike Coronella, aims to fill ...
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  • Second Lives: Sara Melnicoff
    by Charli Engelhorn
    staff writer
    07.12.12 - 10:29 am

  • <b><i>Helping with housing...<br></b></i>
Wells Fargo Bank Manager Chris Mannel (left) presents Community Rebuilds Executive Director Emily Niehaus with a $15,000 donation for an upcoming Wells Fargo team member volunteer project. Towards the end of the month, Wells Fargo volunteers will roll up their sleeves and help create more affordable housing in the Moab area, bank officials said in a news release. Courtesy photo
    Helping with housing...
    Wells Fargo Bank Manager Chris Mannel (left) presents Community Rebuilds Executive Director Emily Niehaus with a $15,000 donation for an upcoming Wells Fargo team member volunteer project. Towards the end of the month, Wells Fargo volunteers will roll up their sleeves and help create more affordable housing in the Moab area, bank officials said in a news release. Courtesy photo
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    A pedestrian is reflected on an electronic board showing the graph of the recent fluctuations of the Japan's Nikkei average outside a brokerage in TokyoBy Nigel Stephenson LONDON (Reuters) - Stocks in Europe and Asia looked set on Monday for their worst monthly losses in at least three years, with investors still concerned about growth in China and the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates. Falling share prices helped put pressure on the dollar, though weekend comments from U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers leaving the door open to a rise in interest rates as soon as next month kept it well above last week's seven-month lows. Oil prices fell again both on the Fed rates outlook and as investors took profits on last week's 10 percent rise.


    2015-08-31 03:22:29 -0600

    A Citigroup office is seen at Canary Wharf in LondonCitigroup plans to rebuild its long-neglected equities franchise seeking to capitalize on a retrenchment by rivals in the face of new rules designed to make the financial system less risky, according people familiar with the bank's plans. Citi has also hired 11 analysts so far this year to support its investment advisory business, and is increasing financing of the unit in general, said the sources, who did not have permission to be quoted in the media.


    2015-08-31 04:24:32 -0600

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New YorkAfter a dizzying two weeks that saw a rapid plunge and rebound in equity prices, investors are looking forward to a week of economic data that may provide clarity on the likelihood of a near-term U.S. interest rate hike and help tamp down the market's recent wild swings. The economic figures will culminate in Friday’s jobs report that should reveal more about the strength of the U.S. economy. Car sales, construction spending, the Federal Reserve's "beige book" and jobs growth may show the economy is strong enough to withstand the first rate hike in nearly a decade from the Federal Reserve, despite worries about a hard landing for China’s economy.


    2015-08-28 18:28:34 -0600